Tuesday, June 27th 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Dist. I am reminded of some incidents related by Bro. Wm Eletson regarding Admiral Dewey Bro. E. served four years on the “Olympian” hence had numerous opportunities to see & hear the Admiral before & after the battle of Manila..

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Saturday, June 26th 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Forenoon dry but cloudy, afternoon as usual heavy clouds & a shower, but light rainfall. Out of bed quickly following reveille over in the Cuartel Meisig. Two chapters in Deuteronomy and prayer; then cooked breakfast of coffee fried ham and..

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Sunday, June 25th 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Cloudy but no rain during the forenoon; afternoon heavy rain; night closes in stormy. The atmosphere is becoming cool. The Utah brass bandsmen across the street are preparing for home; their blasphemous tongues which sting the ear of decency will..

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Saturday, June 24th 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Slow falling rain tonight. Seems that the rainy season is upon us. All day long heavy clouds hang upon the horizon & obscure the sun. Another chapter in Deuteronomy. I am very forcibly struck with the inflexible character of God..

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Friday, June 23d 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Heavy clouds hung all around the horizon today, but we had no rain. The typhoon season is near when the weather will assert itself. Remained at home close. Felt so tired & bad yesterday evening that I thought best to..

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Thursday, June 22d 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Shower at time of writing – about 7.30 p.m. Sun out this forenoon & hot. Afternoon as usual a thunder shower. Out of bed about 6.30 a.m. Read a chapter in Deuteronomy. Prayed Cooked breakfast of ham, cocoa & oatmeal..

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Wednesday, June 21st 1899

Cavite, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Warm day. About 3 p.m. or there about afternoon [now] clouds roll down from the north accompanied by thunder & lightnings & a show ensues sometimes light & sometimes otherwise. Morning chapter in Deuteronomy & prayer. Cooked breakfast of coffee &..

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Tuesday, June 20th 1899

 Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Dist. Forenoon cloudy with sun out at brief periods; uncomfortably warm. In afternoon heavy black clouds rolled down from the North. Thunder lightning & light shower; same has continue til now & promises wet night. This morning read a chapter..

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Sunday, June 18th 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Out of bed before reveille sounded over in the artillery barracks – Cuartel Meisig. Private Frank Annie, H. Battery, 3dReg’t Heavy Artillery came down on the midnight train last night & hurried around to my house at an early hour...

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